Data Analytics in Health Care Certificate

Data Analytics is the techniques and processes used to enhance productivity and business gain, where data is extracted and categorized to identify and analyze data and patterns. Data Analytics in Health Care graduate certificate affords career advancement, with students finding success in the fields of medicine, finance, science, marketing, forensic accounting, and quality engineering. Additionally, the Data Analytics graduate certificate could lead to a Master of Science in Health Informatics.

What is the Importance of Data Analytics?

Data Analytics helps healthcare-centered organizations harness their data and use it to identify new opportunities. That, in turn, leads to smarter healthcare operations, more efficient decision making, higher profits and ultimately a higher quality of care.

Where Will I Work?

  • Hospitals (Information Systems, Administration, CIO, CEO)
  • Clinics and public health facilities
  • Long-term care facilities
  • Healthcare consulting firms
  • IT companies and corporations

What Will I Do?

The Data Analytics online graduate certificate program encourages career advancement for those in a variety of fields. Data analytics is not confined to one career path.

  • Data analyst
  • Data scientist
  • Data engineer
  • Database administrator
  • Actuary
  • Forensic accountant
  • Marketing researcher


  • Undergraduate degree
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • No GRE requirement


  • HCA 600 – The Health Care System
  • MIS 678 – Management Information Systems
  • Any three courses from the MS Health Informatics program

What Are the Extra Educational Opportunities?

Students who have completed the Data Analytics in Health Care online graduate certificate program are encouraged to continue their education by enrolling in the Master of Science in Health Informatics program.

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